Dr. Gwaltney's work has focused on cognitive and emotional factors underlying cigarette smoking initiation, maintenance, and cessation. His research has featured Ecological Momentary Assessment, a method of data collection in which individuals use palm-top computers to report about their experiences as they are happening outside of the laboratory. He is currently conducting a NIDA-funded study of adolescent smoking cessation.
Dr. Gwaltney received his Ph.D. in Clinical-Health psychology from the University of Pittsburgh in 2002. He completed his clinical psychology internship at the Brown University School of Medicine and joined the Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies as a postdoctoral fellow in 2002. He was appointed to the faculty in the Department of Community Health in 2004.
CHAD GWALTNEY, PhD
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